Saturday, August 1, 2015

Daily Misfortune Saturday, August 1, 2015

Daily Misfortune Saturday, August 1, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune August 2015 ---




  1. 1 killed August 1, 2015 Wrong-way car veers into traffic for unknown reasons shuts down Long Beach bridge; 1 killed A wrong-way car crash that left one person dead shut down the Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach Saturday morning. KABC – Los Angeles Fatal Crash Involving Wrong-Way Driver Causes Closure of Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach: Fire Department KTLA‎ wrong-way driver entering the freeway around 7:12 a.m heading westbound when he veered into oncoming traffic for unknown reasons. at least two vehicles were engulfed in flames. Both sides of the bridge were expected to be closed for “an extended period. No reason to suspect terrorism. 
  2. August 1, 2015 Operation Martyr Yalçın Turkey has killed around 260 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party in recent bombing campaigns in Turkey and northern Iraq. Officially the operation was started to attack ISIL but over 90% of attacks were against the PKK. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  3. August 1, 2015 Two 17-year-old Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in separate incidents in violent riots protesting an arson attack that burned an infant to death. (Reuters)(RT (TV network))
  4. August 1, 2015 Internal conflict in Peru The Peruvian Army rescues 15 people from Shining Path guerillas. (AFP via France 24)Arts and culture


April 25, 2015

CA: Officer Opens Fire After Pursuit in Huntington Beach; Vehicle Occupants Flee: Police APRIL 26, 2015, BY JOHN A. MORENO Officer opened fire as a stolen vehicle drove toward police  after a felony traffic stop driver turned the vehicle around and drove it toward the officers, one of whom fired multiple shots, authorities said. It was unclear if any of the occupants were struck by gunfire.  vehicle fled the scene and was later found abandoned


Cecil the lion's brother, Jericho, is also illegally killed in Zimbabwe ...  CNN  Cecil was also killed illegally, provoking an international outrage because he was a protected animal, and Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition of American dentist Walter Palmer on accusations that he and others illegally hunted the lion, authorities said.
Jericho, Cecil the lion's brother, killedUSA TODAY
Cecil the Lion's Brother, Jericho, Shot and Killed, Says Zimbabwe Conservation ...ABC News

UK bizjet plane crash into car auction kills members of bin Laden family, police say  CNN  The late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden -- killed in a U.S. raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in May 2011 -- was one of dozens of children of Mohammed bin Laden.

Ukraine Says Pro-Russia Rebels Are Building a Dirty Bomb Newsweek It is this agent's report, based on information apparently gathered during a vodka-soaked night with a separatist fighter and passed clandestinely to an SBU handler, that has sparked fears that the DPR is working on a dirty bomb. (The SBU said it could ...

No charges against other officers in Cincinnati shooting USA TODAY CINCINNATI - Two officers who arrived moments after former University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing fatally shot a man during a traffic stop won't face charges for lying about what they saw.

Neighbors of man who killed Cecil the lion give mixed views on Walter Palmer The Guardian Palmer, an avid big-game bow hunter who reportedly paid as much as $65,000 for the opportunity, spent 40 hours tracking the lion before shooting, skinning and beheading him. As the story quickly spread in news reports and on social media, details of ...

July 21, 2015 Indianapolis worst gay boyfriend ever makes terroristic threats and accused of stabbing boyfriend in LA Fitness gym had long history  New York Daily News  The bizarre stabbing at an L.A. Fitness gym in Indiana last month was the bloody climax of a violent romance between the suspect and his victim, records show.  attack was over $700 on a credit card, went to the gym to "talk" about the payment.... terrorized and assaulted his boyfriend for at least the past two years, the Star reported. In March 2013, he broke the man’s windows, bit him and tried stabbing him with a broken bottle. In July 2014, he broke the windows of the boyfriend’s grandmother’s house while the family was inside, after weeks of threatening text messages. Days later, the boyfriend filed a protection order against Fearman — the fifth time someone had done so.  threatening others, including a Domino’s Pizza employee who was taking an order from him over the phone,  convicted of two felonies: Stabbing a sleeping man in the neck in 2012 after an argument and threatening to kill a woman in 2014 after she reported him for vandalism. boyfriend reported receiving threats and an arson attempt at the home where he was staying.

Penn Hills woman faces stabbing trial

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎16 hours ago‎

A Penn Hills woman was ordered to stand trial on charges that she killed a man after a district judge heard testimony Friday from a witness who at times contradicted statements included in a police affidavit.

The Independent

Brighton Pride 2015 delayed by 'suspicious package' blown up by army bomb ...

The Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said the unidentified package was blown up by army bomb disposal experts in a controlled explosion after the start of the parade. Bombdisposal robot investigates the scene in Brighton, Sussex, after a suspect package ...

Fox News

Oklahoma brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths of ...

Fox News - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

First-degree murder charges have been formally filed against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings.


2 killed in explosion, fire - WISC-TV3 - ‎6 hours ago‎

East Washington shut down during protest · Missouri residents boycott barbecue restaurant after Scott Walker ate there · Boy killed when TV topples over in Milwaukee · Man arrested for shooting at street lights to 'protect universe from aliens ...


'Unprecedented' Inspection of 300 Vaults Planned After Explosion Causes ...

KTLA - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎

Southern California Edison employees planned to “take an unprecedented step to inspect 300 vaults” Friday after a massive explosion that was caught on cellphone video caused some 30,000 customers to lose power just two weeks after a series of ...

'It was pure chaos,' victim of brutal stabbing that killed 2 tells court - ‎9 hours ago‎

Jesse Hazen Spurlock was bound over to trial Friday on two counts of murder and one count of first-degree home invasion in connection with a stabbing spree in York Township that left two dead. Testimony from one of the victims injured in the attack and ...

A woman was shot and killed in west Birmingham Friday night. (Adam Ganucheau ... - ‎5 hours ago‎

... the kitchen table when police arrived. A neighbor said the man taken in custody was the victim's father. The neighbor also said the victim has a 13-year-old daughter, who was at the scene at the time of the shooting and was visibly upset when ...

Turn to 10

ONLY ON 10: Sources: Marijuana hash oil caused house explosion

Turn to 10 - ‎22 hours ago‎

South Kingstown Police blocked off Hemlock Road as federal agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency and Bureaus of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated alongside the Fire Marshal and local bomb and hazardous-materials crews.

People Magazine

Schoolteacher Killed by Distracted Driver While Biking Cross-Country for ...

People Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎

A New York teacher has died after he and another cyclist were struck by an allegedly distracted driver Thursday in Oklahoma as they rode cross-country for charity, law enforcement tells PEOPLE.


Amy Schumer Responds to Open Letter About Trainwreck Shooting

Jezebel - ‎2 hours ago‎

Nearly a week following the Lafayette, Louisiana theater shooting where two women were murdered during a screening of Trainwreck, Sarah Clements, the daughter of a Sandy Hook survivor, posted on open letter to Amy Schumer.

Chicago Tribune

Man arrested near Obama home after bomb scare ordered on electronic monitoring

Chicago Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎

Marquez Hassell, 20, is charged with disorderly conduct and ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail and ordered to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet.

Huffington Post

Family members of toddler in critical condition after West Bank arson attack

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎

The three family members of a toddler burned alive in a West Bank arson attack on Friday are still in a critical condition with life-threatening injuries in a hospital near Tel Aviv.

New York Post

'Abused' teen charged with murder after stabbing dad

New York Post - ‎8 hours ago‎

Hassan Razzaq, 19, now faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted in the attack last month. The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office said last week that it was weighing whether the charges were appropriate.